CHALLENGE

  • Migrate from bubble testing to helium leak testing
  • Tooling for multiple part models
  • Inteface hard tooling with parts with loose dimensional tolerancing
  • Simplify the operator loading process with hard tooling
  • Address permeation issues of the actuator bladder
  • Provide option for operator or robot loading
  • Provide option for helium mixing

SOLUTION

  • FlexstationTM helium hard vacuum leak test system
  • Dual test chamber tooling interfaced to FlexstationTM

PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS

  • Leak Rate Reject Limit: 1.0 x 10-4 atmcc/sec
  • Test Cycle Time: Less than 60 seconds  per cycle